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- noun A colorless liquid, C4H5Cl, that polymerizes to neoprene.
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- noun organic chemistry The
chlorinatedderivative of butadiene2-chloro-1,3-butadiene that is used (via polymerization) in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.
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- noun derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization
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In December, Bayer escaped a fine because it received full immunity for blowing the whistle on the price fixing for chloroprene rubber, which is used to make hoses, transmission belts and as latex used to make shoe soles and condoms.
By contrast, members of a chloroprene-rubber cartel were fined €243 million in December 2007.
The cartel for chloroprene rubber, which is used for products such as condoms, shoe soles and diving equipment, lasted from 1993 to 2002, according to the commission, the European Union's executive arm.
For Fixing Rubber Prices BRUSSELS -- European regulators yesterday fined five companies on three continents €243.2 million ($359 million) for fixing prices of chloroprene rubber.
During the near decade of regular meetings, the companies colluded to agree on each others 'market shares and set prices for chloroprene rubber, discussing specific clients, the commission said.
Those tested included natural rubber (NR) latex, chloroprene latex (CRL), Ziegler-Natta isoprene rubber latex (ZNIR), and Cari flex IR Latex, an anionic isoprene rubber (AnIR).
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One absorption tower has burned down as a result of breakage at chloroprene section.